Thailand has arrested and charged three people for selling or possessing vaping products this week. Penalties for violating the country’s ban can be severe.
The first long-term study of vapers who have never smoked shows no negative health outcomes from 3.5 years of regular e-cigarette use.
The World Health Organization is praising Turkey for reaffirming its ban on low-risk vapor products that are alternatives to combustible cigarettes.
Cigarette manufacturer Altria has bought a stake in Virginia-based Avail Vapor, one of the largest vape shop chains in the United States.
Johnson Creek Vapor Company closed on Oct. 10. The Wisconsin-based e-liquid manufacturer, which opened in 2008, will file for bankruptcy.
A 42-year-old mentally ill Dutch man died after intentionally ingesting high-strength pharmaceutical nicotine, says a case report by doctors.
Ron Tully, founder of a company that produces synthetic nicotine, was charged with mail fraud by federal prosecutors in Richmond, VA this week.
The FDA says Commissioner Scott Gottlieb did not write a memo that is supposed to look like internal agency notes about regulating the vaping industry.
Cyprus has passed a tax on vaping e-liquid refills of €0.12 per milliliter. The EU member state also imposed a tax on heat-not-burn tobacco products.
Vapor products and e-liquid companies have until Sept. 30 to register their facilities with the FDA, and provide a list of all the products they make.